Starling-Shepherd Distinguished Teacher Series

The Shepherd School of Music, with the support from the Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation, is excited to announce the inaugural year of the Starling-Shepherd Distinguished Teacher Series. Renowned violinists Jinjoo Cho, Jorja Fleezanis, Ida Kavafian and Jonathan Swartz will present masterclasses over the course of the year. All masterclasses are free and open to the public and located in the Alice Pratt Brown Hall.

Jorja Fleezanis, Professor of Violin at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University Bloomington
When: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Where: Stude Concert Hall

When: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Where: Hirsch Orchestra Rehearsal Hall

Jonathan Swartz, Professor of Violin at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at the Arizona State University
When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: 12:00 – 2:30 PM
Where: Duncan Recital Hall

Jinjoo Cho, Professor of Violin at the Cleveland Institute of Music
When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time: 12:00 – 2:30 PM
Where: Duncan Recital Hall

Ida Kavafian, Professor of Violin at the Curtis Institute of Music
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Where: Stude Concert Hall

When: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Time: 11:00 – 12:00 PM
Where: Stude Concert Hall

 

Other internationally renowned violinists Frank Huang and Emanuel Borok will offer additional masterclasses this academic year.

Frank Huang, Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Where: Hirsch Orchestra Rehearsal Hall

Emanuel Borok, former concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony
When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Where: Duncan Recital Hall